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v. o·ver·cor·rect·ed, o·ver·cor·rect·ing, o·ver·cor·rects
To correct beyond what is needed, appropriate, or usual, especially when resulting in a mistake.
To correct something to an excessive or unusual degree.

o′ver·cor·rec′tion n.
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excessive correction
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n. sobrecorrección, acción de corregir en exceso un defecto visual por medio de lentes.
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